The DOP250 to empty sand filled caissons in Brazil
Location: São João da Barra, Brazil
Period : Q1-2, 2015
Product type : 2 x DOP250 with sand production head
Contractor : Acciona, S.A.
The DOP250 has been used to empty these caissons – the available space being just large enough to lower the DOP.
Sand filled caissons had to be repositioned to form a breakwater for a new harbour construction. The DOP250 has been used to empty these caissons – the available space being just large enough to lower the DOP.
The DOP250 fits neatly into small spaces
Five caissons have been emptied using the submersed dredge pumps. All extracted sand has been put to good use, helping to replenish a nearby beach.
The DOP250 is lowered into the next caisson which is to be emptied
The “Plug and Play” dredge package not only included the DOP250 submersible dredge pumps, but also hydraulic power packs, a diesel driven jet pack for supplying sufficient transport water, plus all required connecting hoses – all for instant start-up on site.
2 complete DOP dredge packages delivered